Editorial cartoon – April 11

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Portable washrooms to be set up in downtown Red Deer this summer

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Red Deer City Hall. (File photo)
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Lacombe County turns down oil company’s tax break request

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RCMP recovered hundreds of stolen items, including Bibles and historical items stolen from the Bowden Pioneer Museum.
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Museum artifacts among hundreds of stolen items recovered by RCMP in central Alberta

Second World War and other historical and religious items recovered

Premier Jason Kenney announced on Monday that health restrictions will be further loosened as part of Step 2 of the province’s reopening plan. (Photo by Government of Alberta)
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Artists sing during a recording session at the Grace Tabernacle Christian Center for an album of protest songs with Rev. Kevin McCall Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, in New York. A full album of songs is set for release in May, one year after George Floyd’s death at the hands of police in Minneapolis. Terrence Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, was recruited for the project by McCall, who said he believes an album of street-inspired protest anthems does not yet exist. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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China says it aims to vaccinate 40% of population by June

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Activists appeal for a $15 minimum wage near the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. The $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill being prepped in Congress includes a provision that over five years would hike the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Minimum wage hike all but dead in big COVID relief bill

Minimum wage hike all but dead in big COVID relief bill

Demonstrators chained together protest HB 531 outside of the Georgia State Capitol Building on day 25 of the legislative session in Atlanta, Monday, March 1, 2021. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Georgia House passes GOP bill rolling back voting access

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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2021 photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, right, pauses to listen to a reporter's question during a news conference at a COVID-19 vaccination site in the Brooklyn borough of New York. New York's attorney general said she's moving forward with an investigation into sexual harassment allegations against the governor after receiving a letter from his office Monday authorizing her to take charge of the probe. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, Pool, file)
Harassment, bullying claims dog Cuomo, once a pandemic star

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FILE - In this June 27, 2020 file photo, a malnourished boy lies in a bed waiting to receive treatment at a feeding center at Al-Sabeen hospital in Sanaa, Yemen. The United Nations is launching an appeal Monday, March 1, 2021, for countries to fund its response to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, where more than six years of war have created the world’s worst humanitarian disaster. The virtual pledging virtual conference will be co-hosed by Sweden and Switzerland. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
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